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  • Laura Lima, Homem=carne/Mulher=carne—Puxador Paisagem (Man=Flesh/Woman=Flesh—Landscape Puller) (detail), 1999/2013, nylon, dimensions variable.

    Laura Lima

    Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC)

    Homem=carne/Mulher=carne—Puxador Paisagem (Man=Flesh/ Woman=Flesh—Landscape Puller), 1999/2013, an installation/performance by Brazilian artist Laura Lima, was recently shown at the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporâneo. It incorporated a motif that the artist has been working with for many years, most recently at the Biennale de Lyon in 2011. There, in Homem=carne/Mulher=carne— Puxador (Pilares) (Man=Flesh/Woman=Flesh—Puller [Pillars]), 1998/2011, a naked man with two straps on his shoulders pulled against a complicated network of long black belts wrapped around the

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